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Consultative Committees

Committees work with the School to ensure the strongest possible academic and professional preparation of the next generation of leaders. They provide advice on degree structure and content, and employment opportunities.

Consultative Committee Terms of Reference

Consultative Committees at the School of Business and Law are guided by the Terms of Reference. The Terms of Reference are as follows:

  • To provide advice to the Associate Dean on strategic opportunities associated with the development, delivery and planning of courses and programs;
  • To participate in the development of new courses and programs;
  • To enable the school to engage with industry, professional and community organisations;
  • To participate in the review, evaluation and professional accreditation of courses and programs;
  • To assist the school to provide practicum units, industry placements and workplace experience for students; and
  • To advise and guide the school in relation to research and/or creative activities.

Business

Degrees in business at ECU are advised by a consultative committee whose members are experts in their industries.

  • Julia Low (Chairperson), Senior Technical Adviser - Tax Counsel Network, Law Design & Practice Group, Australian Taxation Office
  • Marissa Bennett, Director, Marsden Stantons
  • Claire Mortoni, Group Manager Strategy, St John of God Health Care, Acting GM of Enterprise Portfolio Management Office
  • Jake McEwan, Senior Consultant, CBH Group
  • Mathew Smith, State Diretor, Lending Services WA, Australia and New Zealand Group Limited.
  • Tim Thurbin, Careers Engagement Specialist, Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand
  • Kenneth Wee, Principal Business Tax Division, Deloitte
  • Associate Professor Simone Scagnelli, Associate Dean Accounting and Finance, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Associate Professor Madeleine Ogilvie, Associate Dean Teaching and Learning, ECU School of Business and Law (Observer)
  • Dr Dilhani Kapu Arachchilage, Academic Discipline Coordinator Accounting, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Dr Jaime Yong, Academic Discipline Coordinator Finance, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Janet Simmons, Industry Relationships Manager, ECU School of Business and Law (Observer)
  • Bradley Woods (Chairperson), Chief Executive Officer, Australian Hotels Association (AHA)
  • James Clarke, Chief Executive Officer, LH Global
  • Christine Cole, Projects Manager, Destination Development, Tourism WA
  • Dr Steve Crawford, Visitor Communications and Marketing Manager, Parks and Wildlife Service Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions.
  • Evan Hall, Chief Executive Officer, Tourism Council WA (TCWA)
  • Jennifer Kennedy, Partnership Manager, Junior Adventures Group
  • Fran Kirby, Human Resources Consultant, Accor Hotels WA
  • Jai McNaughton,Talent and Culture Manager AccorHotels WA
  • Ryan Mossny, Director, CFO and Co-Founder, Two Feet and a Heartbeat
  • Kate Sinfield, Managing Director and Owner, The Murray Hotel
  • Nicola Strudwick, General Manager-Sales, Travellers Choice
  • Jacci Williams, Human Resources Manager, Crown Perth
  • Associate Professor Maria Ryan, Associate Dean Business Services, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Associate Professor Madeleine Ogilvie, Associate Dean Teaching and Learning, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Dr Greg Willson, Academic Discipline Coordinator Business Services, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Janet Simmons, Industry Relationships Manager, ECU School of Business and Law (Observer)
  • Annmarie Vandeleur (Chairperson), Manager, Organisational Development, Health Corporate Network
  • Christine Canny, Assistant Director, Professional Development Division, Western Australia Police
  • Dr Alan Coetzer, Senior Lecturer, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Mark Exeter, Industry Development Officer, South West Development Commission
  • Vanessa Gilbert, Learning Consultant, Bankwest
  • Rhonda Hardy, Chief Executive Officer, City of Kalamunda
  • Glenn Heaperman, Manager Human Resources, City of Joondalup
  • Brodie McDougall, Regional Director, PageGroup
  • Ian Moore,General Manager WA, The Smith Family
  • Kathleen Oliver, Acting Director, Business Innovation, Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety
  • Dr Helen Sitlington, Director, HR & Employment Relations Consultant, Workplace Management Network
  • Brendan Wright, VP, Public Services CoE Industry & Digital Leadership, Asia Pacific Japan
  • Associate Professor Ben Farr-Wharton, Associate Dean Management, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Professor Denise Jackson, Director Work-Integrated Learning, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Dr Pattanee Susomrith, Senior Lecturer, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Andrea Hughes, Regional Marketing Manager, Commonwealth Bank (Chairperson)
  • Kerrian Devlin, General Manager, Perth Solar Force
  • Cheech Foo, Director, Ignite Search
  • Jayden Gerrand, Senior Engagement Advisor, First People's Assembly of Victoria
  • Jo Hos, Marketing Director, Fringe World
  • Jed Harrison, Partnership & Advertising Manager, West Cost Eagles
  • Deborah Ievers, Lead Consultant and Managing Director, Red Ivy Tactical Marketing Agency
  • Gabe Mach, Digital Advertising Manager, Bonfire
  • Tahlia Manners, Partnerships Account Manager, West Coast Eagles
  • Christina Ng, Marketing & Communication Coordinator, Telethon Speech & Hearing
  • Geoff Soutar, Emeritus Professor, University of Western Australia
  • Associate Professor Maria Ryan, Associate Dean Business Services, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Professor Denise Jackson, Director Work-Integrated Learning, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Dr Claire Lambert, Course Coordinator Marketing, Business Services, School of Business and Law
  • Janet Simmons, Industry Relationships Manager, ECU School of Business and Law (Observer)
  • Anna Michelson (Chairperson), Regional Director, Operational Service Centres, Australian Taxation Office
  • Cynthia Bartolomei, Marketing Manager, Ernst & Young Australia
  • Andrew Cooke, Director, Blue Sky GPS
  • Jenny Devine, State Manager, Audrey Page and Associates
  • Geoff Mather, Group Chief Financial Officer, RAC
  • Adam McEvoy, Senior Contracts and Procurement Manager, Woodside Energy Pty Ltd
  • Greg Riebe, Director, Glaciei Pty Ltd
  • Professor Peter Galvin, MBA Director, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Professor Stephen Teo, Associate Dean Management, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Professor Denise Jackson, Director Work-Integrated Learning, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Janet Simmons, Industry Relationships Manager, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Keith Chidley (Chairperson), Key Account Manager, WSP
  • Chris Carman,  Managing Director, Benchmark Projects Australasia
  • Nadia van Dommelen, Partner, Infrastructure and Urban Renewal, Price Waterhouse Coopers
  • Alisha Fam, Project Services Hub Leader, Western Australia and Northern Territory, Aurecon
  • Nilesh Makwana, Chief Executive Officer, Illuminance Solutions
  • Florentina Mihai, Manager Route Planning Network Management, Main Roads Department
  • Peter Tilley, Executive Advisor, GHD Associate
  • Brad Triston, Professional Development Director, Project Management Institute (PMI),WA
  • Cole Vindevoghel, ICT Manager, Balla Balla Infrastructure Group
  • Associate Professor Denise Gengatharen, Associate Dean Business Systems and Operations, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Associate Professor Madeleine Ogilvie, Associate Dean Teaching and Learning, ECU School of Business and Law (Observer)
  • Dr Nelson Leung, Course Coordinator for Management Information Systems, and Supply Chain and Logistics Management, ECU School of Business and Law.
  • Richard Hughes, Course Coordinator, Project Management, ECU SBL
  • Janet Simmons, Industry Relationships Manager, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Michael Quirk (Chairperson), Director Community Development, City of Stirling
  • Rhys Anderton, Premium Sales Manager, West Coast Eagles
  • Ashleigh Apps, Executive Director, Triathlon WA
  • Matt Bamford, Operations Manager, SportWest
  • Monica Beazley, Corporate Partnerships and Events Manager, Perth Glory
  • Stuart Dart, Consultant, Paatsch Group
  • Greg Sleigh, General Manager Commercial, Optus Stadium
  • Fiona Smith, Audience Services Manager, Perth International Arts Festival
  • Grant Trew, Team Leader and Organisational Development - Sport and Recreation, Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries
  • Associate Professor Maria Ryan, Associate Dean Business Services, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Professor Denise Jackson, Director Work-Integrated Learning, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Dr Ruth Sibson, Academic Coordinator Business Services, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Janet Simmons, Industry Relationships Manager, ECU School of Business and Law (Observer)

Law

Our committee members reflect the interest and makeup of the School, as well as serving to provide the impetus for various initiatives, activities and events.

  • Chief Justice Peter Quinlan, Supreme Court of WA
  • The Hon. Wendy Gillan, District Court Judge of Western Australia
  • Ms Maureen Kavanagh, Director of Criminal Law Division, Legal Aid WA
  • Ms Louellyn Gane, Principal Solicitor, Northern Suburbs Community Legal Centre (NSCLC)
  • Mr Nicholas Snare, Supervising Solicitor, Northern Suburbs Community Legal Centre (NSCLC) - Permanent Proxy for Louellyn Gane
  • Mr John Park, Partner, Kott Gunning
  • Mr Tim Roach, Director Client Account Manager for Superannuation and Employer Obligations, Australian Taxation Office
  • Ms Sarah Clutterbuck, Solicitor, Solomon Hollett Lawyers
  • Ms Katharine McKenzie, Principal Project Developer, Climate KIC Australia
  • Associate Professor Joshua Aston, Associate Dean Law, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Associate Professor Madeline Ogilvie, Associate Dean Teaching and Learning, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Ms Cecilia Anthony Das, Academic Course Coordinator, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Ms Janet Simmons, Industry Relationships Manager, ECU School of Business and Law
  • Ms Jackie Scates, Executive Officer, ECU School of Business and Law
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